The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced author and business consultant Jim Collins as the keynote speaker for the 2013 NACDS Total Store Expo. The event will run August 10-13.
Collins will offer remarks to NACDS Total Store Expo attendees during the opening business program on Sunday, August 11.
A self-proclaimed student and teacher of enduring great companies, Collins is author or co-author of six books including the international bestseller Good To Great and New York Times bestseller How The Mighty Fall. Combined, his books have sold more than ten million copies worldwide, noted NACDS.
Collins began his research and teaching career on the faculty at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he received the Distinguished Teaching Award in 1992. In 1995, he founded a management laboratory in Boulder, Colorado where he now conducts research and teaches executives from the corporate and social sectors. To date, he has served as a teacher to senior executives and CEOs at more than one hundred corporations.
“The groundbreaking nature of this conference will bring together trading partners across the industry— from pharmacy, consumer goods, supply chain, logistics, technology and more. Jim’s expertise will provide a unique opportunity for this diverse group to gain insights on leadership and how to do better business that cuts across all industry sectors,” said NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson.